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, but the white house is finally tapped silicon valley experts to come in and help fix the obama care website. google, oracle, and red hat among the companies helping out. the website has been plagued with glitches since the rollout at the beginning of the month. the obama administration says it will be running smoothly by the end of november. >>> it's no longer use it or lose it for people with flexible spending accounts. employees will now be allowed to carry over up to $500 in unused funds to the next calendar year for qualified medical purchases. but there is a catch. your employer gets to choose if it wants to amend that plan to include rollovers. some may be reluctant because they get to keep any money you forfeet. >> new details are emerging about that castro valley care facility. the chronicle reports drentzs were left on their own for eight days, not three as originally thought. multiple law enforcement agencies met today to discuss possible charges. the alameda county sheriff's office says there is a lot of evidence to go through and it will be a lengthy investigation. >> several
rollout of the obama care website. how few people were able to register for health insurance just after the site launched. details from abc's steve portnoy. >> reporter: an inside look into just how difficult it was to sign up in the first days of healthcare.gov. notes from war room sessions on october 2nd and 3rd, are an early catalog of glitches. documents released by the house oversight committee, suggest just six people successfully signed up for coverage on the first day of enrollment. and by the end of the second day, after millions tried to logon, only 248 people were said to have enrolled. the obama administration says he's numbers aren't official. in her testimony this week, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius says the website's flaws make any early data unreliable. >> we do not have any reliable data around enrollment, which is why we haven't given it to date. >> reporter: her agency doesn't plan to issue its first report on enrollment figures until mid-november. but the first days overwhelmingly viewed as a disaster. a survey shows 80% of those polled have a
$454 a month to $871. her options on the obama care website weren't any better. >> there is a policy on the website that i could stretch my budget for and afford it at $541 a month, but the deductible with that plan is $12,700. i can't afford a deductible of $12,700. >> sho she said she may have to drop insurance all together, pay the fine, and roll the dice with her health care. that's a decision also faced by small business owner cay joiner. he was recently told his premiums were going to sky rocket. >> it was going to be over $400 a month. i'm a single individual. i've got a business to run, eight employees. i have to make a pay roll and pay for fuels and other things for my company. it wasn't going to work at that high price.tsy, joiner could fid a lower premium, but the tradeoff is far higher out of pocket expenses. >> you want me -- >> it's the same problem stephen curry is wrestling with. >> i was very happy with the plan. >> a benefit specialist and event planner, his current comprehensive plan is being dropped. so far, he hasn't found anything to replace it. >> they increase
reached out to two local engineers to help fix the obama care website. one of those engineers is from google and the other is from oracle. glitches have ranged from the site crashing to incorrect data appearing. it is the company's responsibility to serve all of their customers including the federal governnt's. >>> it happened last night when the man was walking his dog on a trail near larkspur drive. suddenly two stray dogs attacked. three neighbors heard the noise and ran out to help. the dogs turned on them. >> it was on my arm first. then i moved it away and moved my leg up. they got the back of my thigh. i kicked it and i ran. >> fortunately, no one was seriously hurt. an officer arrived and shot and killed one of the loose dogs. >>> new at 5:00, be careful. it might be the dorm food. more than 50 students are suffering from the same illness at stanford. what's the problem here? >> reporter: the santa clara county health department has been on campus for two days conducting their investigation. they are dealing with symptoms that are similar to the noro virus. they're going to sa
the nsa could potentially tap president obama's phone. and in russia, nsa leaker edward snowden appears to have a new job working for a website. his attorney says snowden starts later this month, but did not name the company. some have speculated it could be russia's answer to facebook which publicly offered him a job earlier this year. >>> mark halperin and john heilemann once again set to shake up the political word. new details on double down are now leaking to the press. remember the rumors that the obama administration was considering booting vice president biden off the ticket in favor of hillary clinton? you thought it was crazy cable news chatter. not so much. obama's chief of staff at the time william daley was actively pushing the idea and his quote, he was vocal about looking in to a whole bunch of things and this was one of them. you have to remember at that point the president was in awful shape so we were like holy christ, what do we do. that's a quote. fortunately for the vice president, research suggested the move was not going to help the president's chances. also in th
of government employees, contractors in virginia but at the same time this obama care website bedbackal is hurting mccauliffe. we have seen most of the polls showing him well ahead and then it's starteniing to tighten. they think that he has this thing and that cuccinelli is not worth to show up at the polls so republicans feel like they could make a comeback here. it's a tough road for cuccinelli no doubt about it. that as you mentioned is why democrats are bringing out big guns to make sure people show up at the polls. >> you think about this. if it's a shutdown that adversely hit republican cuccinelli in this case talking about a lot of government workers, they have very good health plans for many of them. would they be as adversely affected by this health care thing as we're lead to believe and benefits for cuccinelli could be quite limited. >> there is that element. if you have lost your health insurance or one of those people that maybe didn't have the best health plan but a cancellation in the mail that's come recently, will you take that out on mccauliffe? republicans will win n
hearings on the obama care website drew a lot of attention, but one congresswoman in particular drew jon stewart's ire. >> of course the master of anti-obama care grand standing marsha blackburn who made clear that no matter [ bleep ] some people like it that way. >> what do you say to mark and lucinda in my district who have a plan, they liked it, it was affordable, but it is being it terminated and now they do not have health insurance? i will remind you, some people like to drive a ford not a ferrari and some people like to drink out of a red solo cup, not crystal stem. >> seems like she has a lot of questions. hopefully three hours will be enough time for the congresswoman to get all the information she so -- wait. is she getting up? that's weird. at 10:21, is she leaving? oh, my god, she's walking out of the room. was she going back to research some insurance facts perhaps to refill her red solo cup? >> joining us now is representative marsha blackburn who was in the hearing, asked some terrific questions. she joins us now from capitol hill. >> what's so important to tell the tiny a
about obama care website healthcare.gov. >> it was released by white house republicans who say it shows how bad it was operating right after it came on-line. we get details from steve portnoy. >> reporter: it's an inside look in to how difficult it was to sign up in the first days of healthcare.gov. notes from war room sessions on october 2nd and 3rd are an early catalog of glitches. documents released by the house oversight committee suggest six people successfully signed up for coverage on the first day of enrollment. by the end of the second day, after millions tried to log on, only 248 people were said to have enrolled. the obama administration says these numbers aren't official. in her testimony this week, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius says the website's flaws make any early data unreliable. >> we do not have any reliable data around enrollment, which is why we haven't given it to date. >> reporter: they don't plan to issue them until mid november. the first month now in the books was overwhelmingly viewed as a disaster. a survey released this morning from t
. >>> and silicon valley to the rescue. the bay area companies that are coming to help fix the obama care website. [ will ] on my right is the new dodge durango. she's got it all. including 25 em-puh-guh's highway. what? em-pe-juh, muhpuhguh? muh-puh-guh's? muh -- em-puh-guh's? em-pee-gee's? 25 em-pe-guh, em-puh-guh's. i'm saying it right, but it just doesn't sound familiar. hmm. ♪ >>> a medical mystery is unfolding on the stanford campus tonight. more than 50 students are suffering from the same illness. nbc bay area is live on the stanford campus with the latest. arturo, any idea what it is? >> reporter: let me put it to you this way. the early reports were pointing the finger at food poisoning. officials on campus tell me they're sure that's not the case. the health department is here investigating. it looks like we could be dealing with the norovirus. the scary thing this halloween at florence moore hall started happening wednesday when 51 students started getting severe flu-like symptoms all within a 12-hour window. >> it seems like it's kind of a bizarre thing that just came up. maybe som
house tapped silicon valley experts to help fix the obamacare website. among the companies lending him are google, oracle and red hat. the website has been slammed by glitches since it rolled out at the beginning of the month. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius was grilled yesterday over the problems. she apologized and accepted the blame. the treasury department is pushing the use it or lose it part of flexible spending accounts. employees will be able to carry up over $500 to the next calendar year of unused funds. 14million families use flexibility spending accounts allowing workers to use pre-tax dollars to pay for select medical expenses. >>> gadgets get the green light. the new changes to help you pass the time on a flight and the one thing you still cannot do during take-off and landing. >> and usually it's chicken creating salmonella fears. but what about the paprika flavoring it? the scary stuff found in imported spices. ,,,,,,,,,,,, nearly 50 students complained of >>> dorm food may be to blame for dozens of sick students on the stanford campus. nearly 50 s
. >> the administration has called in experts from google and other tech giants to help fix the obama care website and say the site should be fixed by the end of november. >>> here is something for you to consider if you're going over open enrollment options for your health insurance. the obama administration is loosening rules covering flexible spending accounts. cnn's christine romans joins us from new york with more. good morning, clis teen. christine. >> good morning, carol. this is a great time to figure out how much money you should set aside pre-tax dollars to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses. the treasury department saying you will be able to roll over $500 a year if necessary. remember that use it or lose it rule, for years if you put money in the flexible spending account and didn't use all of it you lost it. now you will be able to carry over $500 into the next year. there is some 14 million americans who use these flexible spending accounts, also called fsas, so this will affect an awful lot of people. you will be able to roll that over. it should be noted the limits have changed, used to be
bull ten. >> technical experts are coming in to fix the obama care website, healthcare.gov. dozens of people will try and get the website running properly. >>> edward snowden starting a new job in rush shaft the nsa leaker has been hired by a russian website to perform maintenance. he was granted a year-long asylum. >>> a victory for the new york police department. a judge ruled. nypd can resume the controversial stop and frisk policy while other appeals are heard. opponents say it unlawfully targets african americans and latinos. >>> the fda reports 12% of spices imported into the u.s. are contaminated with bug parts, rodent hairs and other unappetizing materials. the report notes that 7% of spices tested were contaminated with salmonella. >> see, that's why i eat bland food, no spices. >> good thing, i may, too. >> i may do that because i'm boring. >> thanks very much. >>> up next, a super tunnel, fascinating, a massive under ground passage way used to smuggle drugs. we'll take you inside this tunnel. vo: it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare pla
on abc7 news, can silicon valley correct the obama care website's problems? coming up, the people about to trial. >>> a major milestone tonight for tesla. now you can drive their all-electric cars the entire length of the pacific coast. >>> i'm spencer christian, following a sunny and mild halloween day, we have more sunny and mild weather coming our watch i will have the accuweather forecast in a moment. >> thanks, spencer. >>> th ♪ at kaiser permanente we've reduced serious heart attacks by 62%, which makes days with grandpa jack 100% more possible. join us at kp.org and thrive. >>> the obama administration has recruited software experts from two bay area tech giants to help fix its troubled health care website. one of those engineers, mikey dickerson is a site reliability engineer on leave from google. he is now working directly with the general contractor hired to upgrade healthcare.gov. the website was down for the second time yesterday because of technical problems. it's been plagued with glitches ever since it launched. oracle ceo larry ellison spoke about his company's efforts
, here we go making news, the launch of the obama care website looked even worse from the inside. this according to an internal memo from a war room meeting released by house republicans, revealing that after day one, healthcare.gov had only six successful enrollments. by the end of day two, 248 insurance enrollments. the health and human services spokesman says the notes are not official data. >>> ten children from kansas, very, very lucky to be alive this morning. their school bus taking them home from school thursday suddenly plunged off a bridge flipping on its side and into the frigid waters of the creek below. the children all managed to climb out through a hatch and were safely rescued from atop the bus. >> a couple kids were yelling and a couple kids were crying. i thought i was beginning to die. >> what was going through your mind. >> that i would never ever see my grandma again. >> the child is still trembling. none of the children were injured, thankfully. the bus driver was trapped for more than an hour. >>> a federal appeals court restoring most of texas's controvers
are helping fix the obamacare website. google and oracle are among the companies lending experts to the white house to debug the problems. the website has been plagued with glitches since its debut at the beginning of the month. the health and human services secretary promised to have things ironed out by the end of november. >>> the roller coaster for facebook stock continues today. here's a look at the stock's journey from ipo to close today. an announcement yesterday sent the stocks soaring. the company record better-than- expected earnings and strong mobile usage. >>> one thing spooked investors. our ryan takeo shows why some worry if facebook can hold the attention of young teens. >> reporter: at walnut creek's cream, it's clear to see some customers social media tastes are changing. take charlie miller for example. >> 14. >> reporter: he quit facebook. his mom just talked to his sister about it. >> just after the other day did you use facebook very much, it's pretty much not for teenagers anymore. >> reporter: that's the fear for some facebook investors that young teens are moving to s
-mail scammers? they've been a lot less active lately because they've all been hired to run the obama care website. >> i mean, he just has no feel. there just are some people out there that can be passionate. but when it's time to do a bit of comedy, they bomb. >> i bet he's going to be on his best behavior when on with leno. let's assume he's got a boiler room full of joke writers sanitizing what he does so that it makes his point but it's more acceptable than that. i predict he'll come and go with no faux pas. >> don't you think it's jay leno's job in entertainment to make sure cruz sticks foot in mouth? >> jay is good at asking the kind of policy questions that mainstream america won't think are wonky. so i predict that there will be some news made on the show, not necessarily because of a prefabricated joke the senator has for him. but i think jay leno is going to ask him something. >> is this is a good get? is this a good move f? and his dad, holy smokes. what's that guy about? how could he go on the tonight show and jay leno not ask him about if his dad is for real. >> yeah. he bette
websites, it is making changes to make it more user friendly. president obama is getting some help from major tech companies to fix the healthcare- dot -gov website. engineers and software makers from oracle and red hat are pitching in.as well as one google engineer. officials at oracle say they were brought in to make the government site more reliable and secure. the obama administration says the website will be running smoothly by november 30 -th. some employees at the homeland security department have been abusing an overtime program. a report from an independent government investigator says some employees were paid about two hours of overtime nearly every day but spent much of that time watching television, surfing the internet or otherwise relaxing at their desks. the report also says this cost the government $8.7 million. secretary of state john kerry admits in some cases u-s surveillance programs have gone too far. kerry made the comments while addressing the open government partnership annual summit meeting in london via video conference. he says a lot of good has come out of th
thing that worked was obama's golf swing. once the website gets fixed, the media's going to say, everything's fine. that's where the republicans have to start saying, no, it's not just about the website. the website was 1 of 17 problems. >> hold on, you brought up max baucus. can i play max actually doing that nursery rhyme? hit it, max. >> let's just see how much this can be put together. how much humpty dumpty can be fixed in the next month. if it looks like humpty dumpty's not getting back together, maybe we should start thinking about delaying the penalties. >> what was it, all the king's horses and all the king's men? >> and all the liberals couldn't put d.c. back together again. >> as soon as they fix the website, it's a -- >> i haven't, it's kind of shoes. >> the other shoe drops. we realize 90% of the people logging on, who l enrolling, are enrolling for medicaid, not obama care. when they realize, it's taking money out the system, not putting it in. enrolling it in obama care is putting money in the system. 95% are going to be taking out one. this thing is doomed for fa
deserve better. i apologize. >> secretary sebelius apologized for obama care's faulty website. >> americans are surprised. not only are they being booted off their current plans but how much they're being asked to pay. >> the nsa told me the president was never briefed on angela merkel. >> sandy was the biggest and fiercest storm ever to hit new jersey. the recovery was slow and for many it's far from over. >> it's tough. you're looking at washington, d.c. that's sometimes not the easiest thing in the world. >> wow what a night here in fenway park. >> the red sox are world champions. >> best night of my life. >> of your life? >> pretty much. i have a pretty bad life. yeah. >> the young boy in the yellow shirt stole the show. he wandered on stage. >> i'll take your candy and my pope. >> that's magic. >> how many barrels are in this warehouse? >> more than 200,000. >> hot sauce called sir rah-rah eded sriracha. >> the sun touched down here. >> it has to be done right or it will burn your scalp, but we can stand with that. >> can we start with the chicke
better. i apologize. >> secretary sebelius apologized for obama care's faulty website. >> americans are surprised. not only are they being booted off their current plans but how much they're being asked to pay. >> the nsa told me the president was never briefed on angela merkel. >> sandy was the biggest and fiercest storm ever to hit new jersey. the recovery was slow and for many it's far from over. >> it's tough. you're looking at washington, d.c. that's sometimes not the easiest thing in the world. >> wow, what a night here in fenway park. >> the red sox are world champions. >> best night of my life. >> of your life? >> pretty much. i have a pretty bad life. yeah. >> the young boy in the yellow shirt stole the show. he wandered on stage. >> i'll take your candy and my pope. >> that's magic. >> how many barrels are in this warehouse? >> more than 200,000. >> hot sauce called sir rah-r e >> the sun touched down here. >> it has to be done right or it will burn your scalp, but we can stand with that. >> can we start with the chicken dance? lord knows you love doing that. >> i don't kn
information of people looking for insurance. the obamas administration says the website will be running smoothly by the end of november. >> thousands of californians are reportedly getting letters saying their current insurance policies are being counseled, under obamas care. david beat nick has of one woman's story. airline " >> in the past couple of months care has sent out 75,000 notations notifications. what consumer advocates say these were a joke policies that did not costa much. but here in california now the the new law prescription drugs and maternity care to get more you will have to pay more. >> supporters of the law say most people will end up paying less. >> the notifications that the insurance company and will cause only before any subsidies have been included in. >> this latest says she has checked and is not qualified by january she would be to pay or shop around for an insurance plan appeared in any case she says the affordable care act seems to be less of four. >> president obamas approval ratings are at an all-time low. >> that's the latest from a new and that-be-c wa
. officials at oracle say they were brought in to make the government side more reliable and secure. obama administration says that the web site will be running smoothly by november 30th. >> presgetting some help from mr tech companies to fix the healthcare- dot -gov website. >> a new book is shedding light on president obama's 20 - 12 re-election campaign. president obama's top aides secretly considered replacing vice president joe biden with hillary clinton on the 20 -12 ticket. according to the new york times. it got a copy of the book "double down: game change 2012." the newspaper says the book claims the effort was spearheaded by former white house chief of staff bill daley. but the idea was scraped when polls showed the switch wouldn't significantly improve president obama's odds. the book is written by mark halperin and john heilemann -- who also authored 20-08's "game change." >> 680 northbound is not a commute direction. looking at the bridges this is the only major incidents that we are tracking. the metering lights have just been activated. the san mateo bridge, highway 92 is pr
. the obama administration says the website will be running smoothly by november 30 -th. of the >>george: is looking at the bridges your bay bridge ride westbound about as good as it gets here. just a short wait for the westbound trip. for the san mateo bridge we've seen no incidents or problems and traffic stays between 11 and 13 minutes for the commute time. for the golden gate bridge and easy ride. >>erica: we do have slight potential for showers. we are tracking a system dropping down from the gulf of alaska and-a ride on thursday. new details have been uncovered about the mysterious "google barge". which has been anchored in san francisco harbor. kron four's justine waldman has more on google's plan for the barge, including >>justine: some parts of the least started this september others and october. police and august 31, 2014 right now the rent is $12,000 a month. starting on november 7th red skyrockets to $79 a month. that's just $79,000 a month. the person listed on that lease says he doesn't know anything about what is going on a hung up the phone. the people at fort mason are t
the weekend. >> thank you very much. the obama administration has been saying that millions of people have already visited the affordable care act website, and the problem is, that's only one barometer for failure. and the other problem is those who have actually assigned up for the exchanges. >> reporter: even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems >> right now, the website is too slow, and people have gone stuck >> but just how many people have gotten stuck or how many have enrolled are figures that the obama administration has been denying the public for days now. >> you have no numbers on who has enrolled? >> we'll have them mid november. >> exact numbers in the first days were off to a slow start. by the second day, only 248 people had enrolled nationwide. unique visitors in the first 24 hours. the chairman of the oversight committee requested and released the notes. and he's one of the republicans already calling for health and human secretary, kathleen sebelius, to be fired over the website glitches, and now he's demanding answers on ep role. numbers through a subpoena. in
house is disposed towards selling those arms to iraq, dell. >> thank you very much. >>> the obama administration has been saying that millions of people visited the website to signup for health care, but the actual number who enrolled was extremely low. >> reporter: even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. but just how many people have gotten stuck or enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now? >> you have no numbers on who has enrolled? >> we'll have those numbers available mid-november. >> reporter: but exact enrollment numbers were off to a slow start. by the end of the second day only 248 people has enrolled nationwide. a staggering statistic considering the site had nearly 1 million visitors in the first 24 hours. some are calling for kathleen sebelius to be fired because of the problems. now he is demanding answers on enrollment numbers through a somebody, in a statement issa said . . . >> reporter: secretary sebelius insists enrollment numbers to the site are not reliable right now. they are be released by mid-novemb
for insurance op day one of healthcare.gov but jan crawford shows us why the website is not the obama administration's biggest problem. >>> alabama's nick sabe been runs college football's number one program. armen keteyian got exclusive access for "60 minutes." >>> an estate sale where the whole world gets a chance to buy. a sneak peek inside oprah's california auction. >>> first a look at today's eye opener @ 8:00. >>> six people got enrollment monday after documents turned over the congress. >> not for a moment was there a serious discussion or a belief that joe biden should be replaced. >> flash floods killed at least two people near austin. >> wind and rain have already hit here in philadelphia and in many states. >> a dramatic rescue in kansas. a school bus toppled on its side into a rain-swollen creek. rescuers got them all out safely. >> they have to apply to the faa to say they're technically capable of doing this, then time for the airline pilots to weigh in. >> take us inside going forward. you were walking the halls? >> we are tired. >> you see
are going to go to a guy -- i was just on an airplane, actually. the failure of the obama care website continues to grab headlines, our next guest says we have to address other health care issues. dr. john is the president and ceo of the mayo clinic. and it's good to see you this morning. >> thank you, andrew. good to be here. we can talk about wi-fi on airplanes later. but on obama care, if you could run this thing or fix this thing, what would you do? >> we would recommend that the way physicians are paid and health care is reimbursed is modernized and reflects better outcomes at lower costs and deals with technology and helps us take what we know and share it with others in a more efficient way. >> john, how anxious are you about this technology? we'll call it a glitch. i don't know if that's the right word, even, and whether you think we're going to get through this or not and how long is it going to take? >> you know, i think it's hard to know how long it's going the take. it's a technology problem, but below that, we have to get back to how health care is reimbursed. right now we
to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now. >> you have no numbers on who's enrolled? you have no idea. >> we'll have those numbers available mid november. >> white house war room notes seem to show exact enrollment numbers for the first two days were off to a slow start. the notes say by the end of the second day, only 248 people had actually enrolled nationwide. a staggering statistic, considering that the site had nearly 5 million unique visitors in the first 24 hours. the chairman of the oversight committee requested and released the war room notes.
to the white house. >> reporter: when things go wrong president obama often grabs hold of the situation and works to correct it in a big public way. >> nobody is matter than me about the fact that the website is not working as well as it should, which means it's going to get fixed. >> reporter: but this week he seemed overshadowed by the generals and leaders in his cabinet who instead took the heat. >> hold me accountable for the debacle. i'm responsible. >> reporter: kathleen is h sebes endured nearly four house of questions in the white house. >> nothing that has been released has shown that we're trying to do something illegal. >> reporter: and it was a director of national intelligence james clapper and nsa chief general keith alexander fielding the tough questions about surveillance and spying in another congressional meeting this week. >> some of this reminds me a lot of the classic movie "casa bank can, my god, there is gamble going on here. it's the same kind of thin thing{^l" ^}. >> reporter: does the president know as much as he should, and is he in control of his administrati
. these figures don't include those who enrolled on various state websites. the documents are based on meetings at an obama administration war room obtained by congressman darrell issa, a republican from southern california. >>> every year millions of people donate their blood for free. but wait until you see what christin ayers discovered happens to those free donations. it's a story you will only see right here on kpix 5. >>> reporter: watson gives blood to help her community. >> saving a life is priceless. >> reporter: but her donation doesn't stay local or priceless for long. at blood banks like this one that the red cross runs in oakland, blood gets separated into products, red blood cells, plasma and platelets. >> we get the most out of each donation that way. >> reporter: the red cross's bay area spokesman jared schultzman says it's an expensive process. >> for us to collect, test and process the blood and distribute it, we incur great fees. >> reporter: the cost has to be passed on and that's why blood is big business. >> it is one very valuable commodity. >> reporter: arthur kaplan is
the obama administration for problems that they clearly wanted to happen and wanted to contribute to? >> well, i don't think the website not being able to sign up six people is a problem with republicans not liking obama care. >> well, it is with 36 states not setting up their own exchanges. >> tens of millions of dollars on a website that doesn't work. it has nothing to do with the tea party patriots. it has to do with incompetency at hhs and a president who is totally aloof, doesn't know what's going on and finds out his news at the same time you and i do. that's the problem. reading speeches written by somebody else, making promises to the american people that they buy into and then only to find out that all of those promises aren't true, that's not on the tea party patriots, that's on the president of the united states. >> reince priebus, always good to see you, thank you. >>> halloween night was wet, windy and dangerous for a lot of folks across the country and it turned deadly in nashville after a 9-year-old boy was killed after strong storms brought down power lines. in kansas
experience with this website? >> and not a fan of big government. i have no experience with the website. i have not even try to use it. i have done some programming in the past. it a rich vein for comedy. gerri: you're absolutely right. obama, a very impressed that we have calculated risk that our solar powered. so, i mean, they go on and on. you guys are ramping up the twitter feed. do you have the big response? >> before i came to the studio we had about $600. in today's. i don't know if it is a big response and not. i don't normally starts twitter feeds that often. i have my own which has a few hundred followers. it is hard to know how responsive. a lot of reach weeds. gerri: i think i am one of them. >> and you can tell which of the most popular. gerri: last word, will this be a string of seeds that you will do? >> this is the first time in doing a parity, and it has been a lot of fun. i have a lot of frustration to take out. i am one of those people elect the health care plan, but my company had tab drop it because of obamacare. gerri: part of the millions who are facing that. thank y
your plan. the president is right about one thing, it's not the website that matters but the failed obamacare policy and that is it for tonight's "willis report." have a great weekend and we will be back on monday. lou: the obama white house has refused to divulge the number of people who have enrolled in obamacare since the law went into effect. and now we know why. the numbers are so embarrassingly low that the obama administration is scrambling to wish her that this signature legislative achievements survive the obamacare disaster. i am lou dobbs. ♪ ♪ lou: evening, everyone. the obamacare website is a disaster. max baucus is calling for major changes in the program now in enrollment numbers for the first few days of the obamacare rollout are dramatically disappointing for the administration. the white house has been telling us for months that millions of americans have been visiting health care.gov, but the house oversight committee released internal notes from meetings that show only six people in total successfully enrolled on the first day enrolled. obamacare is a train wr
. a team of computer experts is being brought in to help the obama administration determi whether there is of fakes, the health care website. they are learning the government dozens of their top computer engineers copra hours, and site developers. secretary sebelius has promised a new option only functioning system by the end of november. joining us now, senator john barrasso of wyoming, republican policy committee chairman and a member of the senate foreign relations committee for. he also spent 24 years as an orthopedic surgeon. great to have you with this. he declared sebelius to be the laughingstock of the nation. what does that make the president? >> well, when saturday night live calls attention to the failure of the website lost credibility. he is trying to convince, and ties all of these and people. lou: we're also of the state exchanges are working. what do we do now. rodrigo? we have a president in boston yesterday basically trying to rationalize the more than three years of lying about the fact that we could keep your plan, rationalizing, explaining, and point of fact a
", at the new york stack exchange. >>> the obama administration called in powerful ex terminators to kill the bugs in the health care.glove website. experts are working with the firms that developed the struggling online marketplace to ensure stability and security for the millions of health insurance shoppers. >>> for the first time in five years, the federal government ran a budget deficit below $1 trillion. thanks to the cuts in the sequester and higher tax revenues, the budget short fall for 2013 $2013 is $680 billion, lowest since 2008. >>> coming up, cities that have one or two days of cash on hand left. the ramifications coming up but first, a look how international markets faired today. >>> the buckle of the day where we start tonight's market focus and why not on this halloween? far su pharmaceuticals ariad after it stopped an on going trial of the medicine over safety concerns. the stock down almost 45% today and look at this next chart, down 88% for the month. >>> and ding dong, avon falling, the shares tanked after they reported a big earnings miss. a drop in north american sa
obtained a new report showing the obama administration knew about problems with the health care website weeks before its launch. >> kathleen sebelius testifying in front of the energy and commerce committee. >> i'm accountable to you for fixing these problems, and i'm committed to earning your confidence back. >> in just a few minutes, the president is making a campaign trail-like speech for obama care. >> before affordable care act, these bad apple insurers had free reign every single year to limit the care you receive order use minor preexisting conditions to jack up your premium. >> all i'm after right now is keeping my plan, paying the rates that i have. >> all right, now, let's look at the latest obama care news just breaking today. first, democratic senator max baucus took another swipe at the health care law, comparing it to humpty-dumpty. more importantly, he says he would now consider supporting a delay of the tax penalties in the law's individual mandate. second, obama care suffered a loss in court today. the d.c. federal peers court struck down the birth control mandate in th
successfully enrolled in health insurance plans on the first day that website went live. kyla campbell is joining us. >> reporter: dave, the oversight committee sent me these documents. they are informal memos turned over. these notes show that just six people successfully enrolled in obama care on october 1st. and by the end of the second day only 250 people nation-wide were enrolled. these numbers don't bode well for the obama administration. its goal is to have seven million people signed up by the end of march. of course the website woes did not help. this week kathleen se bill warehouse testified before congress. >> the process here of delivering very expensive it $600 million shows that government doesn't really get it right. >> in order to reach the administration's goal of $7 million enroll lees by the enof march, 39,000 people will have to successfully enroll every day for the next five months. if that doesn't happen, the congressional budget office says obama care won't be financially viable. meaning taxpayers could foot the bill for any extra costs. live in washington kyla c
for the obama administration with the new total of the people who were able to sign up for the new health care coverage. >>> stunning new information from republicans of the affordable health care act website, with suggestions that only six people successfully signed up for coverage on the first day of enrollment. that number did not hit 250 by the end of day two after millions tried to log on. health and human services secretary testified that the website's flaws make any early data unreliable. her agency will not release official enrollment numbers for a few weeks. >> change will benefit people who have health flexible spending accounts. workers can carry over to the next year up to $500 they do not spend. until how it has been use it or lose it. they are voluntary plans that let employees put pretax dollars from the paycheck into an account to pay for medical, dental and vision bills. the government is trying to motivate more people to participate and is effective immediately. >> our meteorologist, mike nicco, has the forecast. >> a nice day to enjoy the sunshine, some calm conditions and w
. >> and the website will run easy act. can we do that? >> sean, this is about freedom. president obama's promise is being broken to millions of americans today. so my bill allows those americans to have the promise kept for them. they can actually keep their health care plan as president obama promised. that's the only way he was able to sell this to a gullible public unfortunately. i am encouraging my democratic colleagues to join with me quickly to pass the bill to presefb the health care plans before they are extinct. >> let's go to the president's words. he was so definitive. he said it so often, as recently as last month. if you like your plap you can keep your plan. >> right. >> i don't think this is clever on your part. i think this is important. if a politician makes a promise they ought to keep it. roll the tape. >> under the reform we are proposing, if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. if you have health insurance, we'll help make sure your insurance is more affordable and more secure. if you like your
companies volunteered to help fix the government website for the affordable care act. the companies include oracle, google, and red hat. the site healthcare.gov had trouble handling signups. the obama administration promised to have it fixed by the end of november. >>> aldon smith could be back on the field next weekend after being reinstated to the active roster today. the 24-year-old was placed on the nonfootball injury list last month. he went to a treatment facility for substance abuse after being arrested and jailed on sus suspicion. he turned himself in to face weapons charges stemming from a house party last year. >> first game to be played at levi stadium won't be football, but soccer. earthquakes will host a seattle sounders next august for the debut of the 49ers new $1.2 billion stadium. earthquake season ticketholders will have priority for that game august 2. >>> thank you for making ktvu your choice for news tonight. we'll see you the next time news breaks. i'm gasia mikaelian. our coverage continues with the 10:00 news and tonight as children head outdoors, ensure sex offender
in politics being reported on the website of the "new york times" late today. details on the new book from the authors of "game change." it's called "double down." in it authors write that president obama's inner circle secretly considered switching out vice president joe biden with hillary clinton on the ticket. they went so far as to get the opinion of focus groups, but in the end the research showed there wasn't a big enough bounce in support to justify such a bold move. the vice president was not made aware of these investigations. the authors say mitt romney scratched new jersey governor chris christie off his short list for v.p. because of several unanswered questions including some about his medical history. the authors will debut their new book monday morning on "today". >>> the house of representatives is out with its legislative calendar for 2014. let's put it this way, a lot of americans would love this calendar. they are scheduled to work for 113 days. that'll be a much more leisurely pace from this year. they're on track to work a blistering 134 days. and next year is do or di
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